The University of Tennessee has received a designation for Best Graduate Schools from the U.S. News and World Report after they released rankings for the top universities and programs.
The timetable for fall classes came out Monday, and now students are looking to see what classes are offered in the fall 2021 semester and are beginning to create potential schedules in preparation for class registration.
Women’s History Month is coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean that we should stop making an effort to better understand women, how they are viewed in society and the history they have faced.
Now that we are officially halfway through the semester, studying is more important now than ever. Without spring break, many students are beginning to feel worn down and lack the motivation to study.
University of Tennessee gamers will be excited to hear that the History Department is holding a new and innovative course during the fall 2021 semester emphasizing video games and how they alter perceptions and understanding of the past.
Sometimes, it is hard to know exactly where to start in how we can improve ourselves, and especially so when it comes to being motivated when doing schoolwork.
As we celebrate Black History Month, an important part of being involved in the conversation about race is learning about Black history and how that past has impacted the African American experience. Here are some classes that are offered at UT, as well as some organizations that celebrate B…
A new semester can create many feelings. Stress and anxiety about upcoming assignments, anxiety, sadness about lost free time, concern about one’s general welling — all common occurrences during a large schedule shift. That isn’t including a global pandemic, economic uncertainty and ongoing …
With Thanksgiving around the corner, UT celebrates the act of giving in its own way. Today marks the eighth annual Big Orange Give, one of the largest UT donations drives of the school year.
The University of Tennessee Undergraduate Council held a special meeting on Nov. 10 regarding the topics “Campus Change Policy,” “Late Grading Mode Change Request,” “Extend Withdrawal Deadline” and “Policy for Single Course Withdrawal and Retroactive Individual Course Withdrawal Appeal.”
The TN Promise and UT Promise scholarship programs regularly allow lower-income students to receive a college education. In a move necessitated by the ongoing pandemic, tnAchieves and the University of Tennessee rescheduled the deadlines for these scholarships.
According to a UT News article, the University of Tennessee’s graduate programs have had record enrollment despite the pandemic.
Dr. Mark Tabone grew up in a small town in Maine, graduating high school when he was barely 17 years old. Before he went off to the University of Maine when he was 18, he took a year off and spent most of his time reading.
Every year since 1983, the news publication “U.S. News and World Report” has published an annual ranking of American universities. The 2021 report, released on Sept. 14, placed the University of Tennessee at 112th nationally and 57th among all public universities.
When Rebecca Gayle Howell was 11 years old, her father was diagnosed with cancer and had to drive an hour from their home into Lexington, Kentucky, to receive chemotherapy at the VA hospital. His sickness had one perk: on the days he drove into the city, he would stop by a bookstore and brin…
In the wake of COVID-19, the way of life for most around the world has been turned upside down. Having to now live a life that requires you to wear a mask everywhere you go and stay inside constantly has unfortunately become the new norm.
The Board of Trustees recently approved a new undergraduate degree in elementary education to be offered in the Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education in the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences at UT Knoxville.
The University of Tennessee recently unveiled a collaborative initiative aimed at supporting new and transfer students starting their first year at UT.
On Monday, March 30, Dean of Students Shea Kidd Houze was hosting a Milkshake Monday event with students over Zoom when an unknown guest launched a racist disturbance. The act, known as “Zoom Bombing,” has become common at institutions across the country, as the video communications company …
This year marks the first time that the Goldwater Scholarship Program, named for former U.S. Senator Barry Goldwater and widely considered the most prestigious undergraduate STEM scholarship in the nation, has allowed universities to nominate five, rather than four, students. UT took advanta…
Since we have all been spending plenty of time indoors, this is a perfect opportunity to consider our futures. Registration for summer and fall semesters has been available for a few weeks now. The hectic circumstances may have distracted you, but don’t worry. It’s not too late.
As UT transitions to online learning for the remainder of the semester, a plethora of online learning resources have become available to students, faculty and staff. However, several of these tools will be required for class and many may be unfamiliar with them. So, here are some tips on usi…
The semester may not be even halfway finished, but the summer is still fast approaching. While some prefer to fill their summers doing nothing but relaxing, many would prefer to make some cash and gain some career experience. The timeline for those opportunities is running short, as many int…
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is officially a top producer of Fulbright students, according to an annual report by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. With 17 students receiving offers for the 2019-2020 school year, UT is the seventh-best amon…
Nowadays, social media often plays a vital role in one’s personal image, but mastering social media does not come naturally for all. In this lies the purpose of UT’s Social Media Week.
In 1989, colleagues at Old Dominion University Larry Nadeau and Sheri Lachetta created the Rape Aggression and Defense course, more commonly known as R.A.D. The program was adopted at the University of Tennessee in 1992 with the goal of providing women with the confidence and skills to prote…
Beginning on Jan. 27, the Be Well initiative and UT’s nutrition department will be joining forces to begin a new hands-on project: a four-week nutrition assessment program.
This year, 10 UT students are getting the opportunity to gain professional event-planning experience by working at the Super Bowl LIV in Miami.
The second semester has started in full. A new batch of classes may bring a new batch of stressors, but they don’t need to overwhelm you. You can make this semester a breeze if you take the right steps.
Although each academic major comes with a prescribed set of required classes, students with gaps in their schedule or a need for extra electives may find themselves browsing the online catalog for additional courses to take. Here are some of the most unique courses offered at UT, which range…
The semester is almost over and we’re in the endgame now. Thanksgiving Break allowed us all rest and recuperation but now it’s time to hone in on our studies and brace ourselves for finals.
The Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) is the standardized exam that every accredited U.S. law school accepts for admissions. First administered in 1948, the LSAT is now an essential challenge and monolithic hurdle that every law school hopeful needs to overcome.
The Guide to Online Schools recently released its 2020 rankings for the best online schools in the state and the country, and UT was featured in several of its categories. In order to qualify for the list, universities must offer at least five fully online degrees.
The UT Libraries system has been ranked as the 23rd best public university research library in the United States for the second consecutive year. The rankings were released by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), a coalition of 124 major research libraries across the U.S. and Canada …
T’s College of Architecture and Design was recently recognized for its achievements in several different categories by “DesignIntelligence,” the premier source for design school rankings. The professional Design Futures council provides the research to create these rankings.
College students are often told to follow their passion and prepare for their futures, but sometimes are not exposed to the path meant for them until the end of their collegiate career. Tennessee Doctoral Fellow Maria Virginia White understands the stress that can come with picking a career.
In typical Volunteer spirit, a group of students are seeking to give voice to those who haven’t been heard.
Starting in the fall of 2021, the College of Architecture and Design will offer a minor in game design, enabling students to explore different aspects of video game development. The minor will be open to all UT students, regardless of major or year.
Planning a career path is a large part of the college experience. However, not everyone discovers the career best-suited for themselves on their first try.
Editor's Note: Please read a follow-up interview with the conference organizers here. The title of the conference has been changed from "Women's Development Conference" to "Women and Development Conference" in this piece.
The U.S. News and World Reports released its 2020 undergraduate rankings, and UT placed 44th for public universities and 104th out of all universities. According to the report, UT has greatly improved in six-year graduation rate and peer assessment, among other categories; 2019’s six-year gr…
High school graduates are often expected to follow a certain path: College. But what happens to those who are unable to earn their high school degrees?